Sunday, October 15, 2017

Hibiscus Bouquet - Anniversary Card

For this card I used the Altenew Hibiscus Bouquet Stamp Set.  I must admit that I really have to practice with these stamp sets when I get a new one, but it was fun. I did a lot of masking with this card, but since I have the dies I used them and cut the masks out of 2" post-it tape because it's solid sticky and cheaper than the other forms I've found,  I just kept stamping and masking and basically filling up the area shown.  I used Altenew inks and stamped the ink pads on a craft mat so I could paint with the ink and a bit of water.  I noticed I had to act fast because it didn't really move easily once it was on the paper if dilly-dallied.  I pulled out some stitched border dies and cut some pink layering paper to cut both main panel and the pink layer.  Lastly, I stamped the sentiment using the MISTI.  Thanks very much for reading, and the materials used are listed below.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

The Flower Challenge #13 - I would love the $25.00 voucher from Casual Fridays if I were to win (fingers crossed)

Altenew October 2017 Inspiration Challenge (I love this company).

Materials Used:
  • Altenew Stamps, Hibiscus Bouquet and 365
  • Inks Used, Versafine Black Onyx, Altenew Rouge, Frayed Leaves, and Sunkissed
  • Gold Gelly Roll
  • Canson 140 lb. Cold Press
  • Black and Mild Pink paper, but I don't remember the brand


  1. What a stunning design you have created here. I love Altenew flowers and thought I had enough but now you have convinced me I need just one more. Your colouring of the flowers is beautiful, love it. Thank you so much for joing us at The Flower Challenge Aileen DT

  2. This is so gorgeous Mary!Beautiful flowers and stamping and colouring also.Thank you for sharing with us over at 'The Flower Challenge' and we hope to see you again soon ;) Viv DT xx

  3. This is so stunning! Really stands out in the gallery!